Prep Sports

  • Week in Sports: Nov. 29

    Week in Sports: Nov. 29

    Torrey Pines defeated San Marcos 77-71 in overtime in a Game on Challenge tournament championship game on Nov. 24.

  • Local team wins Jr. League title

    Local team wins Jr. League title

    Team California, comprised of junior golfers from Southern California playing out of Encinitas Ranch Golf Course, won the seventh PGA Jr. League Championship on Monday, Nov. 19, beating a squad from Minnesota 7½-4 ½ at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. The golfers for California, who were...

  • Week in Sports: Nov. 22

    Week in Sports: Nov. 22

    Torrey Pines defeated Poway 74-59 in a nonleague Game On Challenge tournament game on Nov. 15.

  • La Costa Canyon boys, girls extend reign atop CIF cross country

    La Costa Canyon boys, girls extend reign atop CIF cross country

    In the National Basketball Association, a quadruple double occurs when a player reaches double figures in four different statistical categories. Saturday, Nov. 17, the La Costa Canyon cross country team recorded a quadruple double of its own and the Maverick version may just be more impressive.

  • Week in Sports: Nov. 15

    Week in Sports: Nov. 15

    Top-seeded Torrey Pines bounced back from a 10-point deficit to defeat No. 4 San Marcos 25-28 in a San Diego Section Open Division semifinal playoff game on Nov. 9.

  • Week in Sports: Sept. 27

    Week in Sports: Sept. 27

    Torrey Pines defeated Canyon Crest Academy 3-0 (25-10, 25-16, 25-11) in an Avocado League West match on Sept. 22.

  • Torrey Pines football coach looks ahead to upcoming season

    Torrey Pines football coach looks ahead to upcoming season

    Fifth-year Torrey Pines Head Football Coach Ron Gladnick has never been accused of looking for patsies to fill his non-league schedule. And despite the fact that the San Diego section will be starting its season one week earlier this year, 2018 will be no exception to that strategy. The Falcons...

  • May 31: Week in Sports

    Baseball: Canyon Crest Academy has had to do everything the hard way, but the Ravens have found a way to get the job done. No. 5 seeded CCA completed its improbable journey to the San Diego Section Division II double-elimination playoff finals with a 9-3 victory over No. 4 Otay Ranch on May 26....

  • Locals sparkle at CIF Track & Field Championships

    Locals sparkle at CIF Track & Field Championships

    The San Diego CIF Track & Field Championships is an athletic carnival unlike any of the other section championships. In one day, the top Division I and II performers in 32 events gather at one site and vie for titles that identify them as the best in their disciplines.

  • May 24: Week in Sports

    May 24: Week in Sports

    Torrey Pines clinched the Avocado League West title as the Falcons defeated La Costa Canyon 2-0 in a regular season finale for both teams on May 15. Joe Magrisi pitched a two-hitter to lead the Falcons.

  • Photo gallery: San Diego CIF Track & Field Prelims

    Photo gallery: San Diego CIF Track & Field Prelims

    The 2018 CIF Division I-II Track & Field Championships are slated for Saturday , May 26, at Mt. Carmel High School. Start time is 10 a.m. A healthy contingent of North Coast area athletes will be included in the field.

  • LCC boys go five to top La Jolla for CIF volleyball title

    LCC boys go five to top La Jolla for CIF volleyball title

    To end a season that had its ups-and-downs, it only stood to reason that the La Costa Canyon boys volleyball team would have a rollercoaster ride of a championship match before defeating defending title-holder La Jolla 3-2 (25-18, 20-25, 24-26, 25-23, 15-11) in Saturday’s CIF Open Division final.

  • LCC-La Jolla set for boys CIF volleyball title rematch

    LCC-La Jolla set for boys CIF volleyball title rematch

    After wading through a laborious double elimination format in bracket play, it will be winner-take-all Saturday, May 19, when second-seeded La Costa Canyon (28-7) takes on defending champion and top seed La Jolla (34-5) in the CIF Open Division Boys Volleyball Championship.

  • May 17: Week in Sports

    May 17: Week in Sports

    Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 10-5 in the San Diego Section Open Division. The Falcons sectional championship is their third straight.

  • Photo gallery: Avocado West League Track & Field Meet held May 12

    Photo gallery: Avocado West League Track & Field Meet held May 12

    The six Avocado West League Track & Field teams gathered at Canyon Crest Academy May 12 for the annual league meet and CIF qualifier. Here are some pictures from the day’s action.

  • LCC-Torrey Pines to square off in CIF girls lacrosse final Saturday

    LCC-Torrey Pines to square off in CIF girls lacrosse final Saturday

    It was the match-up everybody wanted and now they will have it. No. 1 seed Torrey Pines (21-2) against No. 2 seed La Costa Canyon (21-3) in the CIF Open Division Girls Lacrosse Championship Saturday, May 12, at San Dieguito Academy. Game time is 5 p.m.

  • Accomplished LCC runner McKenna Brown ready for a strong finish to her prep career

    Accomplished LCC runner McKenna Brown ready for a strong finish to her prep career

    When the 2018 CIF Track & Field finals roll around on Saturday, May 26 at Mt. Carmel High School, Coach Bob Sisler’s La Costa Canyon squad will have no shortage of upper echelon, championship caliber entries in the field.

  • May 3: Week in Sports

    Baseball: La Costa Canyon extended its winning streak to 12 games as the Mavericks completed a doubleheader sweep of Carlsbad with a 2-1 eight-inning Avocado League victory on April 28. LCC starter J.J. Rytz struck out seven and walked one and gave up one run in seven innings of three-hit ball....

  • Rhee, Mavericks look to make mark in post-season swimming action

    Rhee, Mavericks look to make mark in post-season swimming action

    Since the La Costa Canyon swimming and diving program began in 1997, both the boys and girls teams have been perennial top five finishers in CIF Championship competition most recently placing third (girls) and fifth (boys) at the Division II meet in 2017.

  • Fourth quarter surge lifts Falcons past LCC in boys lacrosse battle

    Fourth quarter surge lifts Falcons past LCC in boys lacrosse battle

    La Costa Canyon started on fire Friday night, April 27, but it was the visiting Torrey Pines boys lacrosse team that finished in a rush, breaking a 7-7 tie with a four-goal outburst to open the fourth quarter en route to a 12-8 victory in the rivalry renewal.

  • April 26: Week in Sports

    April 26: Week in Sports

    Torrey Pines defeated Carlsbad 6-3 in the last of a three-game Avocado League West series on April 21.

  • Gianni, LCC boys volleyball taking aim at CIF Open crown

    Gianni, LCC boys volleyball taking aim at CIF Open crown

    With just three matches and a tournament remaining in the regular season, the La Costa Canyon boys volleyball team sports a 16-5 record, is undefeated in Avocado League West play, ranked No. 2 in the section according to the latest Union-Tribune poll.

  • LCC boys go for CIF soccer title Friday after overtime stunner at Torrey Pines

    LCC boys go for CIF soccer title Friday after overtime stunner at Torrey Pines

    La Costa Canyon boys’ soccer coach Craig Dean tends to be pretty positive when the topic is his team. But even the optimistic Dean couldn’t have anticipated that his fifth-seeded Mavericks would rebound, from a 2-0 halftime deficit, on the road, to stun top-seeded Torrey Pines in overtime, 3-2,...

  • New names to be part of 2018-19 Avocado West lineup

    New names to be part of 2018-19 Avocado West lineup

    As a result of the North County Conference’s (NCC) recent biennial league alignment review, San Marcos High School and Mission Hills High School, both growing forces in the San Diego prep athletic universe, will be switching from the Avocado League East to the Avocado League West.

  • LCC girls basketball headlines local CIF playoff teams

    LCC girls basketball headlines local CIF playoff teams

    After breezing to a 10th consecutive league title by posting a perfect 10-0 mark in the Avocado League West, Coach Mario Flores’ La Costa Canyon girls’ basketball squad will be hunting for a bigger prize when it begins CIF Open Division play Saturday at nearby Santa Fe Christian (19-3).

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